Lin-Manuel Miranda Wiki, Bio, Net Worth, Affairs

Lin-Manuel Miranda, born January 16, 1980 is a Puerto Rican playwright, composer, rapper, lyricist and actor who is known for creating and starring in the Broadway musicals, In the Heights and Hamilton. Lin co-wrote the songs for Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Moana soundtrack (2016) and also co-starred in the film Mary Poppins Returns. His awards include a Pulitzer Prize, 3 Grammy Awards, a MacArthur Fellowship, an Emmy Award, 3 Tony Awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was awarded the Kennedy Center Honor in 2018.

Family/ Relationships

Lin-Manuel Miranda Family/Parents

Born in New York City, New York, United States, his father’s name is Luis A. Miranda who is a Democratic Party Consultant and his mother’s name is Luz Towns who is a Clinical Psychologist. He has an elder sister named Luz Miranda.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Affairs/Girlfriend/Wife

His wife name is Vanessa Nadal. They have a son named Sebastian.

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Personal Information

  • Name: Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Nickname: Lin
  • Birthday: January 16, 1980
  • Age: 39 years old
  • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
  • Current Residence: Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City
  • Education: Hunter College High School
  • Profession: Playwright, composer, rapper, lyricist and actor
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: Latin American (Puerto Rican ancestry with traces of Mexican, African-American and English descent.)
  • Religion: Unknown
  • Zodiac: Capricorn
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Spouse/Wife: Vanessa Nadal
  • Net Worth: 70 Million USD

Measurements

  • Height: 5 feet 9 inch (175 cm)
  • Weight: 73 kg (161 lbs)

Trivia/ Facts that you may not know about Lin-Manuel Miranda

  • While studying in high school, Lin was in step team and on the last day of the school, his team performed dance routine on Janet Jackson’s single titled
  • His first name ‘Lin-Manuel’ is inspired by a poem, “Nana Roja Para Mi Hijo Lin Manuel” written by writer José Manuel Torres Santiago about Vietnam War.
  • While studying at the Wesleyan University, Lin co-founded a hip hop comedy troupe called Freestyle Love Supreme.
  • During his sophomore year at the university, Lin wrote the earliest draft of his successful future show called In the Heights. When it was accepted by Wesleyan’s student theater company, Lin added freestyle rap and salsa numbers to it.
  • In 2015, Lin was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters by his alma mater, Wesleyan University.
  • Over the course of years, Lin has held a number of regular jobs such as serving as an English teacher at his former high school, composing music for commercials, writing columns for Manhattan Times and writing restaurant reviews.
  • In 2009, Lin was presented with an honorary degree from Yeshiva University, in Washington Heights. At that time, Lin was the youngest person to receive the honorary degree.
  • Lin is one of the most accomplished Broadway artist and actor of his generation who have won Grammy Awards, Emmy Awards, Pulitzer Awards, Tony Awards and McArthur Fellowship.
  • Lin holds the record of being the first artist to be nominated for 16 Tony Award. Lin won 11 awards out of those nominations.
  • For more information about Lin, contact her on Facebook and Twitter.

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